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Frisco ISD is planning 10 separate graduation ceremonies for its high school graduates at Toyota Stadium over three days in late May and early June. (Courtesy Pexels)
Frisco ISD is planning 10 separate graduation ceremonies for its high school graduates at Toyota Stadium over three days in late May and early June. (Courtesy Pexels)

Frisco ISD is planning 10 separate graduation ceremonies for its high school graduates at Toyota Stadium over three days in late May and early June. (Courtesy Pexels)

Here are five recent updates from the metroplex, on the economy reopening in Grapevine-Colleyville-Southlake, development in Frisco and more.

Frisco ISD to host outdoor graduation ceremonies at Toyota Stadium

Frisco ISD will hold 10 separate graduation ceremonies for its high school graduates in late May and early June at Toyota Stadium.

Grapevine, Colleyville, Southlake salon, barbershop owners react to May 8 reopening

May 8 marked the first day salons and barbershops in Grapevine, Colleyville and Southlake could reopen their doors. This story collects reactions from business owners in each city.



No shortage of clients for some of Plano's earliest salons to reopen

On the first day salons were allowed to reopen in Texas, hair and nail salons across Plano reported balancing new safety measures with a high demand for their services.

Plano residents respond to census so far at fourth-highest rate among big Texas cities

A greater share of Plano residents has already responded to the U.S. census survey than all but a handful of the largest cities and suburbs in Texas.

First Street Park in Frisco takes next step in development process

At a May 12 meeting, the Frisco Planning & Zoning Commission approved a site plan for a 1.4-acre park on the southwest corner of First Street and Ash Street.

Daniel Houston, Elizabeth Uclés, Gavin Pugh, Liesbeth Powers and William C. Wadsack contributed to this report.



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Frisco officials aim to allow more food truck parks

The Frisco Planning & Zoning Commission on Jan. 26 discussed potential provisions to city codes for continuous and temporary food truck courts.

Kelly's Cajun Grill is expected to open in Frisco sometime this spring. (Community Impact staff)
Kelly's Cajun Grill to open inside Stonebriar Centre in Frisco

Kelly's Cajun Grill, known for its bourbon chicken, is opening a new location inside Frisco's Stonebriar Centre.

Community snapshot: See how demographics have changed in Frisco from 2014-19

Frisco has been ranked as one of the fastest-growing cities in Texas and even the nation over the past few years, per Census Bureau data.

Tasty Casa opened Jan. 24 at 1213 S. McDonald St., McKinney. (Matt Payne/Community Impact Newspaper)
Tasty Casa opens in McKinney; Premier Grilling relocates in Plano and more DFW-area news

Read business and community news from the Dallas-Fort Worth area.

Dogtopia, a national dog day care franchise, will open a new Frisco location in May. (Courtesy Dogtopia)
Dogtopia to open new Frisco location

Dogtopia, a dog day care, boarding and grooming center, is opening a new location in Frisco.

Godiva Chocolatier is closing its location in Frisco. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)
Godiva announces closure of 128 stores, including Frisco location

“Godiva is already available in many retailers in North America and we will continue to increase our presence there while always upholding the premium quality, taste, and innovation that we have been renowned for since we were founded in Brussels in 1926,” Godiva CEO Nurtac Afridi said in the release.

Krust Pizza Co. opened Jan. 21 at 7701 Stacy Road, Ste. 300, McKinney. (Matt Payne/Community Impact Newspaper)
Krust Pizza Co. opens in McKinney; P.F. Chang's coming to Flower Mound and more DFW news

Read the latest business and community news from the Dallas-Fort Worth area.

Plano ISD Superintendent Sara Bonser said the east parking lot by the visitor side of John Clark Stadium has been converted into a vaccine mega-center. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)
Vaccine distribution by Collin County Health Care Services to start Jan. 27 at Plano ISD stadium

Collin County is utilizing Plano ISD property to distribute COVID-19 vaccine allotments for Collin County and the city of Plano.

The candidate filing period for the May 1 Collin College board of trustees election will remain open until Feb. 12. (Community Impact staff)
Here’s who has filed to run for the Collin College May 1 board elections

So far, three incumbents have filed to run for re-election to their seats.

Spenga is now open in Frisco. (Courtesy Spenga)
Spenga fitness studio opens Frisco location

The fitness concept focuses on cardio, high-intensity interval training and flexibility exercises in one-hour sessions.

Scott Palmer administers a COVID-19 vaccine shot to a Roanoke police officer. (Sandra Sadek/Community Impact Newspaper)
Vaccination hubs open in Plano, McKinney Fire Dept. and more DFW-area news

Read the top stories from the past week from the Dallas-Fort Worth area.

A pharmacy employee prepares a COVID-19 vaccine dose at Baylor University Medical Center at Dallas. (Courtesy Baylor Scott & White Health)
Baylor Scott & White Health opens COVID-19 vaccine registration for Phase 1B in North Texas

Baylor Scott & White Health has begun contacting patients who qualify under Phase 1B to schedule them for the COVID-19 vaccine.